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OBJECTIVE To study the hip muscle strength and cross sectional area (CSA) in men with hip osteoarthritis (OA) compared to age and sex matched healthy controls. METHODS Based on the American College of Rheumatology criteria regarding classification of hip OA, 27 men (aged 47-64 yrs) with unilateral or bilateral hip OA and 30 age matched randomly selected(More)
OBJECTIVES Even though clinical findings support the idea that hip osteoarthritis (OA) is associated with increased bone mineral density (BMD), the subject remains controversial. This study was therefore initiated to investigate the relation between the severity of hip OA and femoral and calcaneal BMD. METHODS On the basis of the American College of(More)
The preoperative diagnostic accuracy of electroneuromyography and myelography was evaluated in 77 patients with cervical radiculopathy and/or myelopathy. In 57% of the patients, the affected root level could be determined with ENMG (accuracy 1-2 segments), 10% had a non-specific finding, and in 33% of the patients, ENMG was normal. If the symptoms had(More)
The Internet and especially the World Wide Web (WWW) have given new opportunities and challenges in teaching radiology. In Kuopio University and Kuopio University Hospital, we started to develop a new WWW-based radiology teaching file in 1996. Our file was made as a result of weaknesses in other files and as an answer to our local needs. The file consists(More)
BACKGROUND The optimal treatment of acute, complete dislocation of the acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) is still unresolved. PURPOSE To determine the difference between operative and nonoperative treatment in acute Rockwood types III and V ACJ dislocation. STUDY DESIGN Randomized controlled trial; Level of evidence, 2. METHODS In the operative treatment(More)
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